African Kingdoms Post Quiz

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  • 1. 
    An important way historians lean about ancient Kush is through
    • A. 

      Syrian trade agreements

    • B. 

      Sumerian cuneiform tablets

    • C. 

      Egyptian tomb wall paintings

    • D. 

      Nubians books printed on paper

  • 2. 
    Kush was also Nubia because of its
    • A. 

      Iron deposits.

    • B. 

      Deep oil wells.

    • C. 

      Rich gold mines.

    • D. 

      Brilliant gemstones.

  • 3. 
    What physical feature most contributed to both of the following in ancient Kush? * Fertile Soil   *Foreign Trade
    • A. 

      Red Sea

    • B. 

      Nile River

    • C. 

      Nubian Desert

    • D. 

      Mediterranean Sea

  • 4. 
    Which of these events led to Kushites adopting Egyptian ways of life?
    • A. 

      Kush allied with the Assyrians.

    • B. 

      Scribes traveled to Kush to teach.

    • C. 

      Both armies burned a Roman fort.

    • D. 

      Egyptian pharaohs conquered Kush.

  • 5. 
    How did Kush regain its independence from Egypt?
    • A. 

      The Nile River overflowed.

    • B. 

      The New Kingdom collapsed.

    • C. 

      Nobles voted against the kings.

    • D. 

      A marriage alliance was formed.

  • 6. 
    Which of these is the BEST example of a dynasty?
    • A. 

      The emperor over Sumerian cities

    • B. 

      The land the Assyrians conquered

    • C. 

      Military leaders who seized Rome

    • D. 

      The 15th line of Egyptian rulers

  • 7. 
    What technology enabled Assyrians to defeat Kush?
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Charcoal

    • C. 

      Iron weapons

    • D. 

      Wood wheels

  • 8. 
    Meroe became especially well know for the production of
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Boats

    • C. 

      Textile

    • D. 

      Papyrus

  • 9. 
    Worship of a lion-god in Kush reflected which influence on Kushite culture?
    • A. 

      Arab

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      Indian

    • D. 

      African

  • 10. 
    How did kandake Queen Amanirenas help protect Kush?
    • A. 

      She made a treaty with Assyria.

    • B. 

      She led attacks on Roman forts.

    • C. 

      She stopped the Hittite advance.

    • D. 

      She appointed women to top jobs in the government.

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